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Re: light....fluorescent or regular light bulb?
    #12398 - 04/13/00 06:10 PM (17 years, 5 months ago)

either will work but the fluoro is more efficient, cooler, and can be equiped with cool white bulbs for extra blue light.

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Re: light....fluorescent or regular light bulb?
    #12400 - 04/13/00 06:12 PM (17 years, 5 months ago)

Shrooms are phototropic, so they grow towards light. But, they don't use the light in anyway (plants utilize light in photosynthesis). It is only an indicator to them, for growing direction and to start pinning. So, as long as you can see the shrooms they have enough light. 4-6 hours exposure a day is good, more doesn't hurt, although they grow faster in the dark


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Re: light....fluorescent or regular light bulb?
    #12401 - 04/13/00 09:42 PM (17 years, 5 months ago)

i use a large rubermaid container,with a 25 watt blue party bulb,found at any store.I use this low watt incandesant light becase it keeps my mushies warm and happy.they dont like being in a cold garage.picked a 1 oz golden teacher off one of my casings today,with the warmth,and the perilite tek,its perfect,very humid....


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Re: light....fluorescent or regular light bulb?
    #12402 - 04/14/00 09:45 AM (17 years, 5 months ago)

Good advice a_d, iv'e wondered about this lighting factor, seems like less is better.

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Re: light....fluorescent or regular light bulb?
    #12403 - 04/16/00 03:36 AM (17 years, 5 months ago)

I have mention this in other threads pertaining to this question, But if it matters, the best available light for shroom growth is the Vita Lite. You can get this at almost any pet store for about $17-$20.00. fixtures for it can be found at Fred Meyer, or any hardware store for about $10.00 or so, relitivly cheap. If you have Paul Staments The Mushroom Cultivator he speaks of using Vita lites for indoor growing. Just my 2 cents. :biggrin:

Oh and Flourecents are better.



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